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Budapest Semesters in Mathematics

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Sponsor: St. Olaf College

Location: Budapest, Hungary

Description: 

Students on this program take upper-level mathematics courses taught in English by eminent Hungarian professors from the Technical University of Budapest. Each course usually meets three to four times per week and is taught for 14 weeks, for a total of 42 contact hours per term. Students must have completed the equivalent of at least one semester of Abstract Algebra or Advanced Calculus (a first course in Analysis) prior to attending the Budapest Semester.

Terms: 

  • Full Year
  • Fall
  • Winter/Spring

Requirements: 

Admission Info:

To apply, Northwestern students must:

  1. Complete an NU Study Abroad Application by the appropriate deadline
  2. Complete a Budapest Semesters in Mathematics application by the program's deadline

Languages: English, Hungarian

Language Requirements: 

None; however, students will be required to take one Hungarian language course for each term on the program.

Housing: 

Home stays with a Hungarian family or student apartments with other program participants.

Program Costs: 

Fall 2014: $21,510

Billed by Northwestern: $12,695

  • Tuition: $10,195
  • SAAF: $2,500

Estimated additional costs: $8,815

  • Rent: $2,600
  • Meals: $3,150
  • Airfare: $1,400
  • Local transportation: $270
  • Books & supplies: $250
  • Personal expenses: $1,000
  • HTH: $145

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